"If theres one thing to be learned from Pips experience in Charles Dickens' 'Great Expectations', its that expectations from others or from society can force one to make terrible decisions and pursue false values." - this article analyses Pip's development throughout the novel.
I have accumulated a short list of modern movie versions of the Romeo & Juliet narrative: Tristan & Isolde (2006) Pocahontas (1995) Romeo & Juliet (1968) The Love Letter (1998) Wuthering Heights (1939) From Here to Eternity (1953) The Notebook (2005) All of these movies share the narrative of two people from two families in conflict who fall in love. They can serve as relevant discussion points to any unit on Romeo and Juliet as they provide the opportunity to discuss the translation of literature across centuries.
A number of relevant articles on this site re: the future of storytelling, digital rhetoric and new media. Use 'search' option - 'Inanimate Alice' for other related articles. Also has a link to Episode 1 of 'Inanimate Alice'.